On Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 pm, WQXR kicked off a summer of outdoor events with a live broadcast from the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performed a program of Rossini, Grieg, Bartok and Mozart.
The concert kicked off a new season of Naumburg Orchestral Concerts, a series that has provided New Yorkers with alfresco performances continuously since 1905.
Listen to the full concert above, hosted by Midge Woolsey, and see a photo slideshow below of the opening concert.
Il Signor Bruschino Overture
Holberg Suite, Opus 40
Symphony No. 29 in A major, K 201
Romanian Folk Dances